TOSHIBA CANVIO READY 1TB EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE INSTALLATION [SIMPLE GUIDE]
Toshiba Canvio Ready is one of the fastest portable hard drives that allow you to store, transfer, and access all kinds of data easily like never before. The key features of this external hard drive are listed below.
- 2.5” external hard drive
- SuperSpeed USB 3.2 Gen 1 cable
- Maximum storage capacity up to 4 TB
If you’re going to perform the Toshiba Canvio Ready 1TB external hard drive installation, carry out the simple, quick instructions given below.
- Initially, make sure the computer on which you wish to install the drive meets the system requirement of the drive.
- Get the USB 3.2 Gen 1 micro-B connector provided along with the drive.
- Connect the small end of the connector into the drive and the large end to your computer.
- Wait until your computer recognizes the connected drive.
- Once it is done, the drive is ready to use.
- If you’re using the drive on a Mac computer, you need to format it. To know the procedure to format your drive, scroll down this page.
TOSHIBA CANVIO READY 1TB EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD
There is no special software available for Toshiba Canvio Ready 1 TB external hard drive.
TOSHIBA CANVIO READY 1TB EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE PARTITIONING
The following instructions let you know how to perform the Toshiba Canvio Ready 1 TB external hard drive partitioning on a Mac computer.
- Initially, make sure that your Toshiba drive is connected to the Mac computer.
- Now, open the Disk Utility window.
- Check whether the connected Toshiba drive is displayed on the screen.
- If yes, select it and click on the Partition option available at the top of the Disk utility screen.
- Now, the Partition wizard will appear on the screen.
- Create a partition and click Apply.
- Make sure the Device Information and Partition Information are entered correctly before clicking the Apply button.
- Now, the partition will be created.
HOW TO BACK UP FILES USING TOSHIBA CANVIO READY 1TB EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE?
- Connect your Toshiba drive to your computer.
- Now, create a folder on your computer.
- Make sure the folder is created in a location where you can access it easily.
- Now, open the drive and locate the file or folder you wish to back up.
- Now, copy and paste the required files to the folder you created.
- Similarly, you can copy the files and folders from your computer to the hard drive to have a backup.
FORMAT TOSHIBA CANVIO READY 1TB EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE
Quick steps to format the Toshiba Canvio Ready 1 TB hard drive on Mac
- Initially, make sure the drive is connected to your Mac computer.
- Open the Disk Utility window and click on your Toshiba drive displayed under the External section.
- Now, click on the Erase button.
- In the opened dialog box, type the name and select the desired Format & Scheme options from the drop-down menu given.
- Click OK.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the format process.
HOW TO RECOVER FILES USING TOSHIBA CANVIO READY 1TB EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE?
If you have lost your important file or folder, but you’ve already taken the backup of the same file or folder on the Toshiba drive, then you can use it to recover the lost data.
- Connect the drive to your computer.
- Open the drive and look for the file or folder that you have lost.
- Once you find it, select and copy the file or folder to the desired location on your computer.
In case you have lost the data from your drive itself, use any the data recovery software recommended by Toshiba to recover it.
TOSHIBA CANVIO READY 1TB EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE TROUBLESHOOTING
If your Toshiba Canvio Ready 1TB external hard drive is not connected to your device, perform the simple troubleshooting instructions given below. Contact us if you need remote assistance in performing the same or fixing another issue related to the drive.
TOSHIBA CANVIO READY 1TB EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE NOT CONNECTED
- Initially, make sure that your computer OS meets the system requirement of the Toshiba drive.
- Check whether the USB cable is connected securely between your drive and the computer.
- Unplug and reconnect the cable if it is not connected securely.
- Replace the USB cable if it is damaged.
- Try to connect the drive to a different USB port on your computer.
- Restart the computer and then connect the drive.